Quarto Nonas Júlii. Luna


Quarto Nonas Júlii. Luna . The Fourth Day of July. The Night of the Moon. 

Stremótii, in Lusitánia, natális sanctæ Elísabeth Víduæ, Lusitanórum Regínæ, quam, virtútibus et miráculis claram, Urbánus Octávus, Póntifex Máximus, in Sanctórum númerum rétulit. Ejus tamen celébritas octávo Idus mensis hujus recólitur, ex dispositióne Innocéntii Papæ Duodécimi. At Estremos in Portugal, the birthday of St. Elizabeth the Widow, queen of Portugal, whom Pope Urban VIII, mindful of her virtues and miracles, placed among the number of the saints. Pope Innocent XII ordered her feast to be kept on the 8th of July.

Sanctórum Osée et Aggǽi Prophetárum. The holy prophets Osee and Aggaeus.

In território Bituricénsi sancti Lauriáni, Epíscopi Hispalénsis et Mártyris, cujus caput Híspalim, in Hispánia, delátum est. In the diocese of Bourges, St. Laurian, bishop of Seville and martyr, whose head was taken to Seville in Spain.

In Africa natális sancti Jucundiáni Mártyris, pro Christo in mare demérsi. In Africa, the birthday of St. Jucundian, a martyr who was drowned in the sea for Christ.

Sírmii sanctórum Mártyrum Innocéntii et Sebástiæ, cum áliis trigínta. At Sirmium, Saints Innocent and Sebastia, with thirty other martyrs.

Madáuri, in Africa, sancti Namphaniónis Mártyris et Sociórum, quos ille roborávit ad pugnam, et ad corónam provéxit. At Madaurus in Africa, the martyr Namphanion and his companions, whom he strengthened for the combat and led to the crown of martyrdom.

Cyréne, in Líbya, sancti Theodóri Epíscopi, qui, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, sub Digniáno Prǽside, plumbátis cæsus et lingua abscíssus est; atque in pace tandem Conféssor occúbuit. At Cyrene in Libya, the holy bishop Theodore. In the persecution of Diocletian, under the governor Dignian, he was scourged with leaded whips and had his tongue cut out. Finally, however, he died a confessor.

Augústæ, in Rhǽtia, sancti Uldaríci Epíscopi, miræ abstinéntiæ, largitátis et vigilántiæ virtúte, ac miraculórum dono illústris. At Augsburg in Germany, St. Uldaric, a bishop illustrious for extraordinary abstinence, liberality, vigilance, and the gift of miracles.

Et álibi aliórum plurimórum sanctórum Mártyrum et Confessórum, atque sanctárum Vírginum.
R.  Deo grátias.
And elsewhere in divers places, many other holy martyrs, confessors, and holy virgins.
R.  Thanks be to God

July IV.
St. Ulric, Bishop of Ausburg, Confessor
St. Odo, Archbishop of Canterbury, Confessor
St. Sisoes or Sisoy, Anchoret in Egypt
St. Bertha, Widow, Abbess of Blangy in Artois
St. Finbar, Abbot in Ireland
St. Bolcan, Abbot in Ireland

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